An assortment of products tested by Lighting Global ©Kellie Jo Brown/Lighting Africa/2012.
An assortment of products tested by Lighting Global ©Kellie Jo Brown/Lighting Africa/2012.

Results from testing according to the Quality Test Method (QTM) are used to determine if a product has met the Lighting Global Quality Standards. These statistics include both pico-products and solar home system kits.

Below are statistics of historical testing performed under the Lighting Global program and a list of products previously supported by the program. Statistics were last updated through December 2016.

Quality Test Method (QTM) Statistics

Number of QTM tests completed 255
Number of products that have met Lighting Global Quality Standards 171
Number of products that met the Standards after receiving feedback from Lighting Global 102

 

Market Check Test Statistics

The Market Check Test Policy is used to re-test products that are already supported by Lighting Global. The market check tests help to protect consumers and distributors by ensuring that products sold in the market continue to perform as reported at program entry.

Number of Products evaluated under the Market Check Test Program 60
Number of Products that maintained status after receiving feedback from Lighting Global and making corrections 14
Number of products whose status was revoked based on results from a Market Check Test evaluation 4

 

Company Statistics

Lighting Global serves to protect consumers by supporting companies to design and manufacture high-quality products. Below are statistics of the number of companies directly served by Lighting Global.

Companies with products tested according to the Lighting Global Quality Assurance framework (ISM and QTM tests) 115
Companies that have had a product meet the Quality Standards to date 67

 

Previously Supported Products

The following table lists products that were previously supported by Lighting Global and affiliate programs, but no longer have Standardized Specifications Sheets included on this website. There are five reasons that a particular off-grid lighting product may not be included on the website:

  • The product has not been tested according to the Lighting Global Quality Assurance framework
  • The product has been tested, but did not meet the Lighting Global Quality Standards
  • The product previously met the Standards, but the test results have expired
  • The product previously met the Standards, but the company chose to replace the product with a new model
  • The product previously met the Standards, but its status was revoked based on results of a Market Check Test
Manufacturer Product Reason for not having an SSS Date product removed from website
Barefoot Power Firefly 12 Mobile Results expired. Replaced by Firefly Mobile Gen. 2.5 May 2012
Barefoot Power Firefly / Firefly Mobile Results expired Sep 2016
Barefoot Power Firefly Mini Results expired May 2015
Barefoot Power PowaPack 5W Results expired. Replaced by PowaPack 5W Gen. 2.5 Jul 2012
Barefoot Power PowaPack Junior Matrix Gen. 2.5 Results expired Sep 2014
Barefoot Power PowaPack 5W Gen. 2.5 Product no longer marketed Feb 2014
Barefoot Power PowaPack Junior 2.5 W Matrix Results expired. Replaced by PowaPack Junior Matrix Gen. 2.5 Aug 2013
Bettalights (pty) Ltd BettaOne Results expired Jun 2014
Bettalights (pty) Ltd BettaTwo Results expired Jun 2014
d.light Kiran Results expired. Replaced by S10 Aug 2012
d.light Nova Results expired. Replaced by S250 May 2012
d.light S1 Replaced by S2 May 2013
d.light S10 Replaced by S20 May 2013
d.light S250 Replaced by S300 Jul 2014
ECCO Elecs Pvt Ltd ECCODiva 118 Results expired Sep 2015
Foce/Austa Solar Lamp Deutrex 818 Results expired Mar 2015
fosera Scandle Results expired Jul 2014
Freeplay Solar Energy Centre Results expired Jul 2016
Futura Energy Station Results expired Feb 2016
Global Telelinks Arundhati Results expired Feb 2014
Global Telelinks Solar Ceiling Lantern 3W Results expired Sep 2014
Global Telelinks Solar Home Lighting System Results expired Nov 2014
Goldenwell Schoolchildren Lamp Results expired Aug 2013
Greenlight Planet Sun King Results expired May 2012
Greenlight Planet Sun King Pro Results expired Sep 2014
GS Yuasa AKARi Results expired Aug 2016
GS Yuasa Mini Moshi-Moshi Results expired Aug 2016
Kingfisher Consultants Ltd Sunlite Solar Light G3 Results expired Jul 2015
Little Sun Little Sun Results expired Jul 2015
Micromark (Micart) Compact LED Solar Light Results expired Apr 2016
Minda NexGen Tech Ltd LED Lantern – 2W Results expired Sep 2014
Niwa – Next Energy Products Ltd. Uno 50 Results expired Dec 2016
Niwa – Next Energy Products Ltd. Niwa Multi 300 Results expired. Replaced by Multi 300 XL Oct 2015
Niwa – Next Energy Products Ltd. Home Run 400 X3 Results expired Mar 2017
Noble Energy Solar Technologies Ltd. Aishwarya CFL Version Results expired May 2012
Nokero International Ltd Solar Light Bulb Results expired Mar 2014
Nuru Energy NL3-800 Results expired Apr 2017
Nuru Energy Nuru Light + POWERCycle Results expired. Replaced by Nuru Light + PV Module Aug 2013
Nuru Energy Nuru Light + PV Module Results expired Oct 2014
One Degree Solar BrightBox 2 Results expired Apr 2015
Orb Energy Solectric 30 Results expired Oct 2016
Pharos Off-Grid Technologies Great White Light Results expired Sep 2014
Philips Solar Home Lighting System Results expired Feb 2016
Philips Uday Mini Results expired May 2012
SANYO Solar LED Lantern Results expired Jul 2013
Schneider Electric In-Diya 2 Results expired Dec 2014
Schneider Electric LED Home Lighting System Mains Results expired Jan 2014
Schneider Electric LED Home Lighting System 2.5W Results expired Jan 2014
Schneider Electric LED Home Lighting System 5W Results expired Jan 2014
Schneider Electric Mobiya TS120S / Awango TS 120 Results expired Jul 2016
Shanghai Roy Solar Co., Ltd. Solar Lighting Kit Results expired Nov 2014
SolarWorks! Solar Kit 1.3 Results expired Sep 2014
SolarWorks! Solar Rooflight Results expired Feb 2015
SOLUX LED-50 Results expired May 2013
SOLUX LED-105 Results expired Nov 2014
SunNight Solar Mini BoGo Results expired Aug 2013
SunNight Solar SL2 Results expired Aug 2013
SunSum Solar SunSum Lite Results expired Jan 2013
SunTransfer SunTransfer 2 Results expired May 2012
ToughStuff Desk Lamp Kit Status revoked based on results of Market Check Test Jun 2013
ToughStuff Room Lamp Kit Status revoked based on results of Market Check Test Jun 2013
Trony Solar Holdings Co. Ltd Sundial TSL01 Status revoked based on results of Market Check Test Feb 2016
Trony Solar Holdings Co. Ltd Sundial TSL02 Results expired May 2014
Uniglobe Solarmine Solar Lantern Results expired Aug 2013